Continuing the conversation about how British Quakers can become anti-racist
The Swarthmore lecture — Perceiving the temperature of the water by Helen Minnis
Today's last session was the Swarthmore Lecture given by Helen Minnis. This one is going to be short as I need to sleep. The good thing is you can listen to Helen’s lecture once it becomes available on Monday.
Swarthmore Lecture | Woodbrooke
Watch the 2022 Swarthmore Lecture The Swarthmore Lecture has two key purposes: to interpret to Quakers their message…
If you can’t wait you can listen to an interview with Helen below.
If I was just to pick up one thing from Helen’s lecture it would be her idea that Quakers in an attempt to make amends for past racism create a fund to provide scholarships to Black young people who face barriers.
She mentioned British rapper Stormzy who funds such a scheme.
Stormzy scholarships programme expanded
A further 30 Black students are to receive a £20,000 per year scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge…